And………… we’re back for 2023.
Since it’s the start of a new year, Sharn and Andy spend this episode talking about their goals and dreams for 2023.
After a quick chat about both of their eventful Christmas breaks (spoiler… Andy’s family got COVID and Sharn got tonsillitis and a sprained ankle), they then dived into discussing what their goals are for the podcast, for their business Invoke Creations, for their books , music and art, and finally their personal goal. Below is a list of their main goals so you can all follow along on their journey and see if they manage to achieve them by year’s end.
Goals for Bards Lost in the Metaverse Podcast:
Start having episodes where we interview guests
Continue to release weekly (baring travel, sickness, etc)
Shorten the time between recording and release
Tentative audio drama one shots (back half of the year)
Update logo/social media identity
Goals for their business Invoke Creations:
Focus on growing our subscribers
Learning Social Media marketing
Do a proper photo shoot
Professionalise the website
Goals for what we want to do in the world of Web3:
Get our own wallets
Develop NFT art works
Spend some actual time in the Metaverse
Stay more across the moving world of web3/nfts/metaverses/crypto
Engage more in twitter and discord
Goals for Sharn’s book Agent. Mother. Other.:
Find and use professional editor
Find cover designer
Release paperback/ebook versions of A.M.O. early November
Organise distribution channels for book release
Tir-na book 2 skeleton completed and start writing proper first draft
Tentative audio book podcast of A.M.O. - review in April
Goals for Invoke Sounds:
Continue weekly releases
Release quarterly albums
Get videos and cover art designed for Invoke Sounds
Goals for Andy’s book Star Ranger:
Continue with weekly release schedule (Eeek)
Start on book 1.5
Begin audio drama/AI audiobook version
Create related ambient tracks for the tube!
Create Star Ranger Website to make uploading everything easier
First draft of book 1 finished by Easter
Goals for Invoke Arts:
Keep on keeping on
Do 1-3 traditional art courses
Keep up with chapter covers
Draw more in the A5 sketch book
Sharn’s Personal Goals
Teach dance during the year
Attend 1 night of dance class a week
Morning fitness classes 2-3 times a week
4 days a week at work
Begin Invoke day
Focus on being consistent
Prioritise fun time with family
Improve writing skills
Complete self publishing course through Self Publishing University run by Mark Dawson and James Blatch
Level up all skills for Invoke
Andy’s Personal Goals:
Go to the gym everyday
Work at night 5 nights a week
Improve skateboarding skills
Family adventures in Sydney
Do some actual Skill Share and Udemy courses
Listen to/read more fiction
Play video games
As you can see, we have a lot to do. Hope you all have fun following along to see if we can accomplish it all!
You can find this podcast episode (and all our other episodes) here: https://anchor.fm/invokecreations , or directly on your favourite streaming services.
NOTE: Everything discussed during the podcast is simply our own interpretation of information we come across as we research topics, or is commentary based on our own personal experiences. We highly encourage everyone to conduct their own research into topics of interest as information, especially in the technical space, changes regularly.
Music track featured this week was titled Golden Leaf and can be viewed/listened to here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wW8sLK5vBck
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As always, we’re off to put our bums on seats and do some work, so until next time stay dangerous!